Based on survey of 4,000 French citizens, the study explores behavioral differences -- between men and women, left-handers
and right-handers, young and old -- on ecommerce web sites.
The study, which included 100 people - 50 left-handers
and 50 right-handers- to complete a task on a computer, suggested that many objects and activities in daily life are designed for right-handed people, forcing the left-hander
to think more and thus making them better decision makers.
Today gives them one more reason to feel special since Monday is International Left-Handers
ISLAMABAD -- International Left-handers
Day 2012 will be celebrated all over the world including Pakistan on 13 August (Monday) with the theme to create awareness about lefthanders.
The highlighted themes included Left-handers
' Development: Interplay of Heredity Basis and Environmental Influences, Suppression of Left-hand, Support and Consideration, Feeling It Is Okay, Left-handers
as Being Particular, Physical and Psychological Health Challenges, Agonized Life, Struggle for Maintaining Identity and Transforming Attitude, Attitudinal Barriers to Equality and Acceptance.
Life Choices Survey was launched on Left-Handers
Day, held annually on 13 August, and claims to be the most widespread survey of left handers' careers and interests ever produced.
SOME of the most famous left-handers
in the world include Brad Pitt, Sir Paul McCartney, Jim Carrey and Annie Lennox - as well as royals Prince William and Sophie Wessex.
Bush, Prince Khaled bin Sultan, and General Norman Schwarzkopf are all left-handers
, a topic I was prompted to write about.
Researchers found left-handers
tended to agree more with statements such as: "I worry about making mistakes.
are all right when it comes to learning to drive, it was revealed today.
Every ball I threw inside to left-handers
was either a cutter or four- seamer,'' he said.
Wolman includes first-person anecdotes of encounters with left-handers
, from lefty golfers in Japan to a double amputee who nevertheless maintains his left-handedness.